One local church in my area advertised a "launch Sunday" for the first Sunday after the start of the school year. This betrays an acceptance of a worldly attitude toward summer. God wants us to pursue holiness always, and that includes attending your local church. We need the church all year round. If we have neglected church this summer, we need to repent (Rev. 2:5a).
How does the traditional explanation attempt to show that Sunday is a day of worship for this age? The position focuses on the historical events that occurred on Sunday and three references to Sunday in the apostolic church.
Church history does not furnish support for a Christian Sabbath idea of Sunday. The Christian Sabbath was not found until the Puritan era. Thus, the pattern throughout most of the church during history was a traditionalist idea of the LORD's Day throughout church history.
One of the more interesting areas of Christian faith and life concerns Sunday, also known as the Lord’s Day. This is a weekly day when Christians all around the world meet as local churches. This weekly day is a challenge to understand, when one studies the Scripture. It is not to say that the gathering on a weekly day is unusual, but it is the combination of what the Bible does not say about Sunday and what the Bible does say about Saturday, the Jewish sabbath, that make its consideration difficult.
The final part (published yesterday) of my series on young-earth creationism and modern fundamentalism. We must be careful in associated with ICR and AiG while being thankful for their resources and using those resources for our benefit. Young-Earth Creationism and Modern Fundamentalism: A Historical Study (Part 3) Analyzing fundamentalism and its relationship to the Young-Earth … Continue reading The Relation of Young-Earth Creationism to Fundamentalism — Proclaim & Defend